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Upcycled furniture

 


S.O.S de barrio Seat

Gruba created the S.O.S de barrio seat using reclaimed wood from salvaged blinds from Buenos Aires. Each product has unique characteristics depending on the reclaimed roller blind.
US$600
www.gruba.com.ar

 


BroadWay Armchair

Boris Bally transforms recycled street signs, and a wide variety of found materials into fun, contemporary furniture. The BroadWay Armchair is made with re-used traffic signs, corks, and steel hardware.
US$2,500-$3,000
www.borisbally.com

 



Typewriter Lamp – Seville 4000

This white Seville 4000 vintage typewriter has been transformed into a trendy desk lamp by Katie Thompson of Recreate.
US$361
www.recreate.za.net

 



Astro Clock

Designed by Skate Study House, the Astro Clock is created with a dozen skateboard wheels and bearings. Available in maple or colour, with an optional branded deck.
US$300
www.skatestudyhouse.com

 


All the King’s Men

Made of welded JFK half-dollars and stainless steel, the shiny, sculptural ‘All the King’s Men’ piece is an edition of only 10.
US$150,000
www.johnnyswing.com

 




Alphabet Chest

Vintage Archive sells antique, modern and upcycled furniture, and objets d’art. This alphabet chest of drawershas been upcycled from solid teak with 26 pull-out drawers, with a beautifully aged paint finish.
£675 (US$1,070)
www.vintagearchive.co.uk

 


Cinema 3-Seater

These surprisingly comfortable seats from vintage and repurposed specialists Vintage Archive have a wax finish and a warm golden patina. Rows of 2, 4, and 6 are also available.
£480 (US$760)
www.vintagearchive.co.uk

 




Albatross Float Tank Couch

Rescued from the aircraft boneyard, this couch started life as a Grumman Albatross’ flotation device in the 50s. Weeks of sanding, polishing, and stitched red upholstery complete this rare piece.
US$24,500
www.motoart.com

 


Suitcase Chair Revrobe Cameo Blue

A blue Revrobe suitcase, recreated into a small chair, upholstered in South African locally designed and printed fabric with an African-inspired indigo cameo, and timber turned legs.
US$1,006
www.recreate.za.net

 


Banquito Willy

A new creation from Gruba based on sustainable design, this stool is made of engineered wood, joined together without glue, and has an innovative seat base of reused tennis balls.
U$S110
www.gruba.com.ar

 
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